Even as several candidates who were recruited by IT giant Wipro have been awaiting onboarding, the company assured that it will honour all offer letters in a phased manner.
Recently, the company had asked candidates who were hired offering Rs 6.5 lakh per annum have now been asked if are willing to join the company for an annual pay of Rs 3.5 lakh. Last month, candidates who have been waiting for onboarding for an annual pay of Rs 6.5 lakh, received a mail saying like other companies, Wipro too is assessing global economies and customer needs that factor into their hiring plans. "Currently, we have certain Project Engineer roles available for recruitment with an annual compensation of INR 3.5 lakhs. We would like to offer all our Velocity graduates in the FY23 batch an opportunity to opt for these roles,” the mail had read.
Meanwhile, many candidates who have been waiting for onboarding took to social media to demand an update.
"#wiproOnboardus2022 @Wipro @RishadPremji @PMOIndia my niece is waiting from one year after getting the offer letter from wipro for a joining date , Now she is unemployed even after being a brilliant student," a tweet read.
Reacting to a tweet by Premji, a user wrote: "Sir when will the elite candidate get joining it's been 9 months since we got an offer letter."
"Please sir try to understand the condition of freshers selected in 2021 but till now waiting for onboarding. I hope you understand the condition and do something regarding the onboarding," wrote a user under the Women's Day post of Premji on Twitter.
According to Times of India, Premji, reacting to a question about onboarding, said “Wipro can confirm that it will honour all offer letters that have been made to deserving candidates, in a phased manner."